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Roots, Radicals and Rockers

Billy Bragg

Roots, Radicals & Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World is the first book to explore this phenomenon in depth – a meticulously researched and joyous account that explains how skiffle…

Small Town Talk

Barney Hoskyns

Think ‘Woodstock’ and the mind turns to the seminal 1969 festival. But Woodstock itself was over sixty miles away, and already a key location in the rock landscape as a…

Good Vibrations

Mike Love

Mike Love is a founding member of the Beach Boys and the lead singer and lyricist of their biggest hits. With their lush vocals and endlessly inventive arrangements, the band…

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Dig If You Will The Picture

Ben Greenman

Dig If You Will The Picture is a portrait of The Artist who will be remembered by many as the most seductive and enigmatic pop star of his generation. A…

Uprooted

Nina Lyon

Who, or what, is the Green Man, and why is this medieval image so present in our precarious modern times? An encounter with a carving of the Green Man at…

Art Sex Music

Cosey Fanni Tutti

Art Sex Music is the autobiography of a musician who, as a founding member of the avant-garde group Throbbing Gristle and electronic pioneers Chris & Cosey, has consistently challenged the…

Stars, Cars and Crystal Meth

Jack Sutherland

Jack Sutherland has, you might say, led a charmed life in the face of seeming damnation. After a childhood spent in London, his family moved to California and by his…

Rise, The Fall, and The Rise

Brix Smith Start

The Rise, The Fall, and The Rise is the extraordinary story, in her own words, of Brix Smith Start. Best known for her work in The Fall at the time…

This Is Memorial Device

David Keenan

This Is Memorial Device, the debut novel by David Keenan, is a love letter to the small towns of Lanarkshire in the west of Scotland in the late 1970s and…

Golden Years

Ali Eskandarian

In Brooklyn, New York, during November 2013, Ali Eskandarian was murdered alongside two members of his band the Yellow Dogs. In the months leading up to this terrible event, Ali…

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